Category: Library

Millions spent in Bradford after assets stripped in Silsden

A proposed new £15 million market in Bradford is a kick in the teeth for Silsden people losing land and buildings, claims a councillor. Adrian Naylor said cash-strapped Bradford Council was spending millions on the city centre while outlying towns and

Posted in Facilities, Library, Maintenance, News, Town Hall

Silsden library will close at the end of this month

  Silsden library will close at the end of this month and will not reopen until the summer, says a councillor. The shock news was revealed this week despite efforts by townspeople to take over the library from Bradford Council.

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“Pennypinching” savings will hit Silsden and Haworth the hardest

Politicians representing Keighley villages have blasted the ongoing cuts to Bradford Council-owned amenities in their wards. The district councillors claim the forced savings on public halls, toilets, tourist centres and bowling greens are unnecessary attacks on life in rural communities.

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Community plans to take over Silsden Library are moving ahead with the formation of a steering group

Community plans to take over Silsden Library are moving ahead with the formation of a steering group. The hope is that the group will develop into an ‘accountable body’ able to take over responsibility for the library from Bradford Council.

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Townspeople to take over Silsden library

A community attempt to take over the threatened Silsden Library began in earnest this month. Local councillor Adrian Naylor has revived his recruitment campaign for a team of volunteers to run the library in the town hall. Bradford Council has

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